How to Conduct a Deposition: An Interactive Program

Webinar

How to Conduct a Deposition: An Interactive Program

Start 02/21/2023 - 5:30 PM
End 02/21/2023 - 8:00 PM

COURSE DETAILS

*Also Evening 3 of 3 Evening Winter Bridgthe Gap

The pre-trial deposition stage is a critical point in any litigation. Indeed many personal injury and commercial cases are either won or lost during the deposition phase.

Our panel of experts provides practical guidance, while teaching basic deposition skills, techniques for handling commonly encountered problems, how to use depositions at trial, how to seek rulings from a trial judge, and virtual depositions.

Demonstrations of how to conduct depositions in commercial and personal injury cases are also reenacted.

Some of the specific issues addressed include:

  • How to control a witness
  • Dealing with evasive witnesses
  • How to discover and authenticate documents for trial
  • What objections can be raised
  • When to prevent a witness from answering
  • What to do when your witness volunteers information
  • How to cut your losses in light of unexpectedly damaging testimony
  • How to use depositions at trial to impeach witnesses, introduce testimony of absentee witnesses and more.
  • Virtual depositions
  • Whether to conduct a virtual deposition … or insist on a live deposition

 

FACULTY

Program Chair and Faculty: Ronald Burke, Kelner & Kelner

Faculty: John Halebian, Lovell, Stewart Halebian, LLP; Douglas Halstrom, L’Abbate, Balkan, Colavita & Contini LLP; Jay Safer, Wollmuth, Maher & Deutsch LLP

CLE CREDITS

3 NY Credits: 1 Ethics; 2 Skills; Transitional and Non-transitional; 3 NJ Credits: 1 Ethics; 2 General (CIV)

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

To register: click the Register button below. The website will prompt you to log in or create an account to complete the checkout. If you are not a member, please join the membership before completing the checkout to take advantage of the member’s price. Registration closes 30 minutes before the program.

For technical and account-related issues, please get in touch with us at dradjabov@nycla.org

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Course Materials: We will email the link to download course materials 30 minutes before the program starts.

CLE Certificates (if applicable): After verifying your attendance, we will add your certificate to the “Download CLE Certificates” page, which you can access from your “My Account” page.

Pricing
Member $65
Non-member $95
Young Lawyers Section $35
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